The Weekend Artist
September 9, 2017 Kate Lawrence during one on of the vertical dance performances

Defying gravity

UK-based artist Kate Lawrence talks to TWA about how her passion for dance and calling for adventure helped her discover vertical dance IT is not always that adventure and art come together to create mesmerising fusions that enthrall the audiences. But for Kate Lawrence, a trained dancer and an adventure enthusiast, her fascination for heights […]

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July 21, 2017 Weekend Getaway to Andretta a potter's village

Andretta: How a couple has made this Himalayan hamlet a potters’ village

About 30 km from McLeodgunj, there’s a potter’s village — it’s called Andretta — when a friend gave me this piece of information just ahead of my planned weekend getaway to the land of the Dalai Lama, I quickly grabbed a tissue paper and noted down the name — Village ANDRETTA. But when we started […]

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June 23, 2017 Smita Patil portrait by Saurabh Turakhia

The Bollywood Painter

The inspiring story of a portrait artist, his 300 plus portraits of Bollywood celebrities and the tale about how his art helped him sail through tough times When Saurabh Turakhia started making celebrity sketches years ago, one of the factors behind choosing to paint portraits of Bollywood stars was that their photographs were easily available, […]

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May 9, 2017 75-year-old artist Manik Wandrekar

The journey within

Seventy-five-year-old Manik Wandrekar has been designing furniture since 1970. But in her own words, her true artistic journey “within” began only about three years ago when she lost her husband – a professor and an educationist who supported her in her artistic endeavour. Wandrekar recently unveiled her latest collection of furniture installations, which, according to […]

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April 22, 2017

Robin Sharma: Trust your instincts over your intellect

This past July I was allowed into Nelson Mandela’s prison cell on Robben Island. I’ll never be the same after that profound experience. No bed. Extreme conditions. Spartan surroundings. And yet, he handled his suffering with grace, dignity and bravery You are working on your book- The 5 AM Club. Could you give our readers […]

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